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Top 5 Smartphones That Have Topnotch Cameras

These days you can find 2 megapixel and 3.2 megapixel cameras only on mid-range phones. The high-end phones that were released last year came with high performance camera lenses. Such smartphones are available with varied features like superior optics, higher image sensors and powerful processor and RAM onboard that makes it possible for you to snap high resolution photos and videos.

Here is a list of top 5 smartphones that have topnotch camera:

Samsung Galaxy Note

There has been quite a lot of debate and speculation on which one has a better camera, the Samsung Galaxy Note and Samsung Galaxy S2.  The Galaxy Note also comes with 8 megapixel camera. However, as compared to Galaxy S2, it comes with large-sized display that measures 5.3 inches and 1.4 GHz processor. You can record HD videos of 1080p at 30fps. Like the Galaxy S2, even the Galaxy Note comes with 2 megapixel front-facing camera for video calling.

Samsung Galaxy S2

The Samsung Galaxy S2 is an all-rounder phone that is capable of defeating iPhone and any other smartphone easily. An 8 megapixel camera is housed at the rear of the phone. It comes with back-illuminated sensor. Thanks to the single LED flash, the flash is fired very brightly in low lighting conditions. You can shoot HD videos of 1080p at 30fps. For performing video calls, the Samsung Galaxy S2 has got a 2 megapixel front-facing camera. The phone is powered with 1.2 GHz processor and its display measures 4.3 inches.

Apple iPhone 4S

The fastest iPhone in the market, the iPhone 4S also comes with one of the best camera lenses. An 8 megapixel camera can be found at the rear of the beautifully designed phone. The flash manages to light up the subject and the background environment completely to give you photos with amazing clarity even in dim lighting conditions. You can capture 1080p HD videos at 30fps. Along with the high performance camera, the iPhone comes with a Retina display screen that measures 3.5 inches and 1 GHz processor is what you get with the Apple iPhone 4S.

Nokia N8

Powered with 12 megapixel camera, the N8 is one of the best selling phones from Nokia. Also, it is available at much lower cost compared to the Samsung Galaxy S2, Galaxy Note and iPhone 4S. The Carl Zeiss optics with Xenon flash is capable of snapping crisp and realistic photos. HD videos of 720p can be recorded at 30fps. The display screen size of the phone is 3.5 inches and runs on 600 Mhz processor. Also, there is a VGA camera onboard at the front for making video calls.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

The Xperia Arc from Sony Ericsson has already got a successor phone in the market called the Xperia Arc S. However, the predecessor phone has better camera. The 8.1 megapixel camera on the Xperia Arc manages to snap great photos with amazing clarity. The Exmor R (CMOS) based image sensor allows you to record 720p videos. The LED flash is powerful enough to lighten dim areas while capturing photos and videos. Also, it has got 4.2 inches display screen and 1 GHz processor.

Kindle Fire – Most Desired Holiday Wish-List Item, Apple iPad Sales Plunge

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The Amazon Kindle Fire is truly the iPad killer product that is crushing down the sales of the Apple iPad. No other tablet PC was able to compete with the Apple iPad. Even Samsung’s Galaxy Tab which is more features than the iPad was unable to bring down the sales of the iPad. However, the Amazon Kindle Fire that was released in November 2011 has already managed to surpass the sales of iPad. The Kindle Fire is considered to be the most desired holiday wish-list item.

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One of the main reasons why the Kindle Fire has become so famous in short period is the fact that it is available at a very affordable price as compared to the iPad. The sales of the Apple iPad has shooting down from 16 million to 13 million and this is mainly happening during the holiday season of December when the iPad’s sales were expected to grow even more. The release of the Kindle Fire in the month of November 2011 was timed perfectly to attract the oncoming vacation season. Over 1 million Kindle Fire is sold every week.

The vice-president of Amazon Kindle Fire, Dave Limp has stated that the Kindle Fire is the most successful product that they have ever launched. They are making great efforts to build new Kindle Fire units to meet the high demand. Even though the Kindle Fire received ambiguous reviews at the beginning, it is managed to hit high sales in no time.

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There are several reasons why Apple iPad has failed miserably to compete with Kindle Fire. One of the main reasons is its price. When you compare the price of both the products, you can notice that anyone can afford a Kindle Fire rather than owning an iPad. The original iPad is still not available in many countries and still Apple managed to launch the iPad 2. The original iPad and the iPad 2 are still priced high. The sales of iPad are increasing but it cannot compete with the Kindle Fire.

When you want to gift a Kindle Fire, you only need to spend 200USD whereas to gift to an iPad, you need to spend 500USD. It has been observed that many people are looking cheap tablets to buy. While searching for cheap tablets, people often come across the Kindle Fire. Since the product has a very famous brand backing it and is available at a cheaper price than iPad, the sales are bound to shoot high.

Some people do not like to compare iPad and the Kindle Fire. The iPad has a mammoth screen size of 10 inches whereas the Kindle Fire has a comparatively smaller screen of 7 inches. The Kindle Fire is just an eBook reader and it can be used for watching movies, listening to music and browsing the web. The iPad functions more like a laptop. You should be clear about the fact the Kindle Fire is not an alternative product to the iPad. In simpler terms, Kindle Fire offers basic entertainment features that cannot match the feature rich iPad.